Wuzhen Travel Tips

When you feel stressed; when you feel unhappy; Wuzhen is the best choice to relax your mind. The plain, simple sceneries of Water Towns in southern China will make you forget your worries and immerse yourself into the slow-paced life, enjoy the classic beauty of China. Over here you can relax, unwind and have an […]

When you feel stressed; when you feel unhappy; Wuzhen is the best choice to relax your mind. The plain, simple sceneries of Water Towns in southern China will make you forget your worries and immerse yourself into the slow-paced life, enjoy the classic beauty of China. Over here you can relax, unwind and have an enjoyable time.

As you walk into the town you can see the ancient homes. As a historical old town, Wuzhen shows an integral beauty of the harmony between humane environment and natural environment.

Like many other Water Towns in southern China, streets and homes are all built next to stream or river. That is the so-called ‘sleep on river’. What made Wuzhen different is that some of the houses were built above the river. These parts are supported by wooden pillars or stone pillars in the riverbed. People call this part of the town as ‘Water Pavilion’ which is the particular building in Wuzhen. ‘Water Pavilion’ really could be described as ‘sleep on river’. As three sides of ‘Water Pavilion’ have windows, it is the best spot to enjoy the sceneries of Wuzhen. Wuzhen is thus known as the ‘Venice of the East’.

Best Time to Visit Wuzhen

As Wuzhen is situated in the center of the Hangjiahu Plain, it belongs to subtropical monsoon climate. It is warm and wet with a set of distinctive four seasons and abundant rainfall. The annual average temperature in Wuzhen is 16°C. The temperature in January is 3°C; the temperature in July is below 30°C. The annual precipitation is about 1200 millimeters. Many typhoons hit the region in the summer and autumn.

In my opinion, spring and autumn are the most beautiful seasons. The most beautiful moments are at dawn and at dusk. At dawn, mist will suffuse above the river, resembling a fairyland. At dusk, a vivid Wuzhen appears under the sunset.

Tips: you’d better stay in room at noon in summer in Wuzhen, because it is very hot outside.

Wuzhen Best Routes

One-day tour in Dongzha

The Fengyuan Double Bridges – Caishen Cove – One Hundred Beds Museum – Hongyuantai Dyehouse – Yuliuliang Chinese Ancient Coins Exhibition Hall – Former Residence of Maodun – the Ancient Stage in Wuzhen – Xiuzhen Temple – the Residence of Xiatongshan Academician – Fanglu Pavilion – Huiyuan Pawnshop – the site of Jiangzhe local government

Two-day Tour in Xizha  

The first day: Caomu Bense Dyehouse – Zhaoming Academy – Three- inch Golden Lotuses Exhibition Hall (women’s bound feet in feudal age) – the Old Post Office – Guandi Temple – General Wu’s Temple – Lingshui House – Maodun Memorial Hall – Maodun Graveyard – Xuchang Sauce and Pickle Garden

The second day: Stage on Water – Sanbai Wine Workshop – Northern Wetland – Yida Silk Workshop – Yingjia Bridge – Xiangshan Hall

Wuzhen Tickets

The ticket including Dongzha and Xizha costs 150 Yuan/person.

Dongzha View Spot   

The ticket price of Dongzha View Spot is 100 Yuan/person.

The ticketing time of Dongzha View Spot is from 8:30 to 14:30.

The tour guide fee is 80 Yuan. One sightseeing boat costs 80 Yuan. And every boat can take 8 people (children and babies also count).

Xizha View Spot

The ticket price of Xizha is 120 Yuan/person, while the night ticket of Xizha only costs 80 Yuan/person. The tourt time is from 8:30 to 12:30. The tour guide fee is 200 Yuan. In daytime, one sightseeing boat costs 120 Yuan for a single trip. It can contain 6 people, while babies also count. At night, the boat costs 180 Yuan for a single trip. If you take the transport boat, every station costs 5 Yuan. The sightseeing bus costs 5 Yuan/person.

How to get to Wuzhen

By air: you could get to the Shanghai or Hangzhou airports, and then take bus to Wuzhen.

By train: as there is no railway station in Wuzhen, so you should get off at Jiangxin Station then take bus to Wuzhen.

By bus: Wuzhen has opened three special tour bus routes, from Shanghai, Hangzhou and Nanjing to Wuzhen. Visitors could take that kind of bus at Travel Distribution Centers.

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Folk Custom Museum in Southern China

On September 6, 2011, in Ancient Houses & Courtyards, Cultural Experience, Hangzhou, Museums, by Jack Li

The wealthiest family in Dongzha was the Jin Family. Nowadays their residences become the vivid record of the life in southern China. In the museum you can see different folk customs about birthdays, marriage, spring festivals and so on in Wuzhen from the late Qing Dynasty to the Republic. Elegant wax statues played the dramas […]

The wealthiest family in Dongzha was the Jin Family. Nowadays their residences become the vivid record of the life in southern China. In the museum you can see different folk customs about birthdays, marriage, spring festivals and so on in Wuzhen from the late Qing Dynasty to the Republic. Elegant wax statues played the dramas about the daily life in Wuzhen. From that you can feel people’s best wishes to life. In the clothes custom hall, it used relics, wax statues and pictures to show what and how people wear one hundred years ago. The clothing combined Chinese traditional style and western style. It could be seen as an epitome of history. The festivals hall introduces the various activities people would do in different festivals in detail. For example, in Lantern Festival, people would across bridges; in Double Nine Festival, people would climb mountains. In the marriage custom hall, it showed the marriage ceremony and the whole process of getting married in ancient China. In birthday custom hall, the theme is the celebration of older peoples’ birthdays. The objects should be prepared for birthday parties are displayed in the hall. It showed the Chinese tradition to respect the elderly.

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One Hundred Beds Museum in Southern China

On September 6, 2011, in Hangzhou, Historical Relics, Museums, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

One Hundred Beds Museum is the first museum in China which specializes in collecting and displaying old beds.  Located in the 210 east street, the museum is also known as “Zhao’s Hall”.  Covering an area of 1200sqm, it collects tens of the essence works of old beds in southern China from Ming, Qing dynasty and […]

One Hundred Beds Museum is the first museum in China which specializes in collecting and displaying old beds.  Located in the 210 east street, the museum is also known as “Zhao’s Hall”.  Covering an area of 1200sqm, it collects tens of the essence works of old beds in southern China from Ming, Qing dynasty and modern times.  Moreover, it has a large collection of various beds.  As a museum which gathers the great achievements of Chinese bed’s culture, it contains not only merchant princes’ luxurious beds, but also the common people’s simple and unsophisticated beds.

The first exhibition hall in the museum displays a canopy bed from Ming dynasty, which is in a shape of a clubfoot.  Simple modeling, balanced proportion and smooth lines reflect the vivid cultural style.  The designers paid much attention to making good use of hardwood’s natural color and veins.  As a result, the bed resembles nature itself without too much painstaking carving.  The second hall displays a batch of Babu Qiangong (One thousand workers) beds.  These beds with excellent material quality and craftsmanship are recognized as the essence of wooden bed.  A bed made in Qing dynasty which has a length 217cm, a width of 366cm and a height of 292cm, lasted 3 years.  Finished by 1000 workers, it was named as “Qiangong” (one thousand workers) Bed.   It is easy to imagine how luxurious and exquisite the bed is.  Now the bed is commended as the “Greatest Treasure of the Museum”.  As the great achievements of broad and profound Chinese culture, all of the beds in this museum are good reflections of Chinese working people’s excellent handicraft art.  Compared with counting how many beds are displayed in the museum, experiencing their historical contents is more important and meaningful when you visit the One Hundred Beds Museum in southern China.

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Xizha View Spot of Wuzhen

The original Wuzhen refers to the Dongzha View Spot. Xizha View Spot of Wuzhen was opened to public after some repairs. You have to take boat into the Xizha View Spot. Harmony is the most appropriate word to describe Xizha. Xizha consists of 12 islands, and over 70 bridges connect these islands together. The number […]

The original Wuzhen refers to the Dongzha View Spot. Xizha View Spot of Wuzhen was opened to public after some repairs. You have to take boat into the Xizha View Spot. Harmony is the most appropriate word to describe Xizha. Xizha consists of 12 islands, and over 70 bridges connect these islands together. The number of rivers and stone bridges in Wuzhen is the highest across the nation. The most beautiful bridge scenery in Wuzhen is called ‘Bridge in Bridge’. As Tongji Bridge connects to Renji Bridge at right angles, through one bridge’s arch you can see the other bridge. That’s the reason why the scenery is called as ‘Bridge in Bridge’.

In Xizha you can find many handcrafts. The first thing is the handmade soy sauce which is the key point that made local dishes taste so delicious. The handmade soy sauce is very cheap. One bottle of it only costs 10 Yuan. The second thing is handmade iron pot. The pots which priced 99 Yuan are the most popular ones, as 99 sounds like permanence in Chinese. The third thing is silk. The Yida Silk Workshop founded in the first years during the reign of Emperor Guangxu in Qing Dynasty. Visitors can operate the old silk machine by themselves.

There are various night activities in Xizha. For example, you can drink beer and listen to operas; put lotuses lanterns in the water in memory of your relatives; take pictures and so on. In ancient times, women got together after they dressed up, carrying a pot which was used to boil Chinese traditional medicine. When they passed a bridge, they would throw the pot into water. They thought this action can protect them from disease. Nowadays people do not do that anymore. In festivals people cross the bridge, carrying lanterns instead of throwing pots.

Hotels and inns in Xizha are very special. The outsides of these buildings belong to the Ming and Qing Dynasties architectures, while the insides are equipped with air conditions, natural gas, broadband network, satellite TV and so on. It is a harmony between ancient and modern. Xizha also has bars, spas such modern recreation.

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Wuzhen

Wuzhen is an ancient town with a history of 1,300 years, located in south China.  There are many ancient towns resembling Wuzhen and are located on the Yangtze River Delta.  They are as peaceful and beautiful as bright pearls.  Besides owning characteristics of ancient residence in southern China such as ingenuity, elegance and picturesque scenery, […]

Wuzhen is an ancient town with a history of 1,300 years, located in south China.  There are many ancient towns resembling Wuzhen and are located on the Yangtze River Delta.  They are as peaceful and beautiful as bright pearls.  Besides owning characteristics of ancient residence in southern China such as ingenuity, elegance and picturesque scenery, Wuzhen is more a town, which is full of historic and cultural atmosphere.  In spite of over one thousand years’ vicissitudes, Wuzhen still kept its original format and appearance.  Wood and stone carvings on the beams, pillars, doors and windows are still vivid and exquisite.  Local residents still live in the ancient houses.  Constructed on the river surface, the simple and unsophisticated town symbolizes a special kind of temperament and atmosphere.  Perhaps that is the reason why Wuzhen is popular and prolonged prosperous.  According to its excavated materials such as potteries, stone implements, bone implements and more, Wuzhen is identified as Majiabin cultural category (a Neolithic culture).  It is also a powerful testimony which proves the ancestors of Wuzhen have lived in the town since 6,000 years ago.   Belonging to alluvial plain, Wuzhen is wet and warm all the year round.  Plentiful rain, abundant sunshine, rich productions make it commonly known as a fertile land of rice and fish and home of silk.

Wuzhen Attractions

Xishan

One Hundred Beds Museum in southern China

Folk Custom Museum in southern China

Wuzhen Storys

An old temple, named as “General Wu Temple”, was initially located on the north of the theatre on the west bank.   Inside the temple, there was an old ginkgo.  At present, the temple has disappeared; but the ginkgo still stands on the relic.  The old tree is too wide that three people can just embrace it hand in hand.  Seen far from over 10km away, the treetop is still visible.  As to the ginkgo, there is an ancient legend about it.  It is said that about 1,000 years ago, in the Tangxianzong (an emperor of Tang dynasty) period, a general, named Wuzan, was patriotic and heroic.  Most local common people spoke highly of him.  However, central authorities became weaker and weaker after the Rebellion of An and Shi because of local separatists.  The governor of Zhejiang Province, Liqi, also wanted to dominate and revolt.  Being conscious of his intention, the emperor dispatched general Wu and another general, Wuqi, to suppress the traitor.  At first, the rebel army was defeated and ran away.  General Wu and his army did not give up catching up with them until Liqi suddenly hung the cease-fire flag.  However, to general Wu’s surprise, Liqi’s army stroked his campsite at night.  General Wu fell into

a trap which was designed by Liqi when he pursued and attacked.  Finally, he was murdered by arrows.  General Wu drew up with Liqi and repelled Liqi and his army.  He buried general Wu and his horse on the Chexi River bank.  Out of the blue, a plant of gingko nearby his tomb grew up in one night.  But it never fruited.  Local common people believed the tree was an incarnation of general Wu.  To memorize this patriotic general, “General Wu Temple” was constructed.

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Ancient Water Town-Wuzhen

On April 8, 2011, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Historical Relics, Museums, Nightlife, by Jack Li

Ancient Water Town-Wuzhen Agency tour has becoming much more popular than the past several years , especially the agency tour to China world. China ,a country with thousand years of history , undoubtedly becomes the most fashionable place. One of the most popular tour is the Wuzhen tour. Compared to others agency tours ,such as Beijng […]

Agency tour has becoming much more popular than the past several years , especially the agency tour to China world. China ,a country with thousand years of history , undoubtedly becomes the most fashionable place. One of the most popular tour is the Wuzhen tour. Compared to others agency tours ,such as Beijng Tours ,Xi’an Tours, Wuzhen tour has its unique characteristic ,it is the only ancient water town.

 

Locatiion

Wuzhen lies at the north of Tongxiang City of Zhejiang Province,China and at the center of the tirangle formed by Shanghai ,Hangzhou and Nanjing.The town is divided into four zones by a cross-shaped river, with the Bejing-Hangzhou Grand Canal running across the town, making it the only ancient water town adjacent to the canal.Due to its warm and humid climate,and abundant rainfalls and sunshine, the products here are rich ,making Wuzhen well-known as “the town of fish ,rice and silk”.

 

History

Wuzhen enjoys a history of over a thousand years since its establishment in 872 A.D. However ,according to the textual research of the Tanjiawan site ,one of the important cultural relics under state protection, ancient Grand Canal nurtured the splendid culture of Wuzhen ,and the long historic accumulation endowed Wuzhen with sound cultural deposits. Over more than 1,000 years , it has never changed its name , address ,water system or lifestyle.The traditional buildings are still well preseved after crossing so many rough years.

Sightseeing

Hundred Beds Museum

Qing:Babu Thousand workdays Bed

Located at 210 Dongzha Dajie, Wuzhen ,Jiangnan Hundred Bed Museum is the first museum in China to collect and exhibit ancient beds of the Jiangnan area, which holds dozens of typical old beds form the Ming and Qing dynasties and moderm times.These beutifully engraved ancient beds will fulfil your eyes so much as some with exquisite workmanship and unique style,others with magnificent decoration and impressive bearing.People won’t be able to help appreciationg the broad and profound culture of China . Meanwhile, these beds reflected the superb craftsmanship of Chinese people as well as their inspiration and imagination.

Shadown Play

Shadow Play

Shadow Play, the unique Chinese cartoon ,is a leather-silhouette show using props made by oxhide or sheepskin to perform various plays behind a screen with strong light casting upon. The props are handmade. Using thread to link the joints so thread they could move freely .Accompanied by Chinese traditional musical instruments such as urheen and flute , the show earns  great popularity. Shawdow play and the local shadow play artists have been introduced into  Janpan ,Singapore ,Germany and other foreign countries.

Night view

If Wuzhen in the daylight gives you an original taste of water town in Jiangnan, it will bring you a totally different flavor in the night, People often say “lodge at Wuzhen for night, rest with water sound”, which provides a description of the wonderful nights in Wuzhen.In Xizha Scenic zone, when the night comes , the lights controlled by timing will be turned up and draw a transparent picture of Xizha. Lights from the cracks of doors or windows of local residences give out warm feelings.The whole Xizha is like a splendent jade palace ,and makes people feel lost.

The scenic spots introduced just now are just a few .If you wana have  China Tours, it will be a regret if you miss the tour to Wuzhen.

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On November 2, 2010, in Adventure Trip, Dali, Shanghai, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

When you just come to China for a wonderful China Tours, you must go to the Southern China. It is very worthy for people to relax and enjoy. Book a China Flight to visit Wuzhen, Dali and Fuzhou city. Wuzhen Wuzhen is a historic scenic town, part of Tongxiang, in northern Zhejiang Province, China. It lies within the triangle […]

When you just come to China for a wonderful China Tours, you must go to the Southern China. It is very worthy for people to relax and enjoy. Book a China Flight to visit Wuzhen, Dali and Fuzhou city.

Wuzhen

Wuzhen is a historic scenic town, part of Tongxiang, in northern Zhejiang Province, China. It lies within the triangle formed by Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai. Wuzhen’s area is 46.5 square kilometers. Its total population is 60,000 of which 12,000 permanent residents.

Visitors may enjoy the demonstration in the traditional workshops district of such famous traditional crafts as the printing and dyeing of blue printed fabrics, the primitive technique of cloth shoes and tobacco-planing, and operate the machines yourself to get an idea of how the original work was carried out over 200 years ago.

One may also walk amongst the picturesque moss-covered streets and walls, the houses decorated with exquisitely-carved wooden and stone doors and windows, and the leisurely and quiet life of the local people in the district of traditional local-styled dwelling houses. Sink into the atmosphere of traditional culture, have a cup of chrysanthemum tea and relax by bargaining on various kinds of handicrafts and local products.

Fuzhou

Fuzhou is the capital and the largest municipality of Fujian (福建) province, People’s Republic of China.The city is also referred to as Rongcheng which means “city of banyan trees”. Along with the many counties of Ningde, those of Fuzhou are considered to constitute the Mindong linguistic and cultural area. Fuzhou’s core counties lie on the north (or left) bank of the estuary of Fujian’s largest river, the Min River. All along its northern border lies Ningde, and Ningde’s Gutian County lies upriver.

Fuzhou is located in the northeast coast of Fujian province, in the opposite of North Taiwan, connects jointly northwards with Ningde and Nanping, southwards with Quanzhou and Putian, westwards with Sanming respectively. Fuzhou has a humid subtropical climate influenced by the East Asian Monsoon; the summers are long, very hot and humid, the winters are short, mild and dry. In most years torrential rain occurs during the monsoon in the second half of May. Fuzhou is also liable to typhoons in late summer and early autumn.

Dali

Dali is located on a fertile plateau between the Cangshan mountains to the west and Erhai lake to the east. It has traditionally been settled by the Bai and Yi minorities. It is also the capital of the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture.

Yunnan has sufficient rainfall and many rivers and lakes. The annual water flow originating in the province is 200 cubic kilometers, three times that of the Yellow River. The rivers flowing into the province from outside add 160 cubic kilometers, which means there are more than ten thousand cubic meters of water for each person in the province. This is four times the average in the country. The rich water resources offer abundant hydro-energy. China is constructing a series of dams on the Mekong to develop it as a waterway and source of power; the first was completed at Manwan in 1993.

It is really wonderful to visit these cities as a package for your personal.  Visit chinatraveldepot.com for more information for your China Tours.
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One Day Private Tour in Wuzhen—-the Poetic Water Village

On November 1, 2010, in Beijing, Cool Places, Shanghai, by Jack Li

One of Chinese well-known ancient poets, Ma Zhiyuan, once wrote a poem which was read with admiration by Chinese people. That is the “Autumn Thoughts”: Withered vine and an old tree with a crow at dusk. Tiny bridge and a family stand aside a flowing river. Ancient path and a poor horse in the west […]

One of Chinese well-known ancient poets, Ma Zhiyuan, once wrote a poem which was read with admiration by Chinese people. That is the “Autumn Thoughts”: Withered vine and an old tree with a crow at dusk. Tiny bridge and a family stand aside a flowing river. Ancient path and a poor horse in the west wind. A heartbroken man is walking towards the westering sun to the skyline. Time goes by and we can still to that place of his heart by reading his poem. In fact, the place he describes is the water village in china, a typical southern town with beautiful scenery. If you want to take a closer look at the ancient town of south china and make your china travel more memorable, Wuzhen may be your best choice during your China Tours.

Located in Zhejiang Province, in north end of Tongxiang, Wuzhen is a water town with more than 1300 years history. It was awarded to be the Provincial Ancient Town of History and Culture in 1991, raking first among the six ancient towns (Zhou Village, Tongli, Jiaozhi town, Nanxun and Xitang) south of the Yangtze River for it is the best preserved ancient town up to now. Though time flies by, the name, address, river system, wooden structures, stone bridge and people’s way of living in this town remain the same. Here are some must seen spots in Wuzhen:

1. The bridge

As a typical water town of south of the Yangtze River, Wuzhen can not go without bridges. It is said that Wuzhen once possessed more than 120 bridges. But only 30 of them remain now. Most of the bridges are made of stone with elegant designs. What is more, there is a sight called “Bridge within a Bridge”. Sounds quite special, right?

2. Yuanhongtai Dye house

In ancient time, people in china used special juice of plant to dye their clothes. By using different kinds of natural plant, they can dye clothes into various kinds of colors. In the Yuanhongtai Dye house in Wuzhen, you can see the whole process of dying clothes into different colors and patterns. It must be a precious souvenir if you can dye a piece of cloth of your own.

 

3. Exhibition hall of Beds of Southern China

As the first exhibition to show beds, the exhibition of beds located in No.210, east street of Wuzhen. It shows the bed of a girl, the bed of wealthy, the bed of the poor, and the bed for wedding in Qing Dynasty. Because one third of people’s time is spent in a bed, people in China cares very much about their bed. One of the most precious beds was made by box wood, it took three years to make such an excellent carved workmanship.

4. Gaogongsheng Wine Shop

You are embraced with a nice smell when you walk into this wine shop. The Gaogongsheng wine shop becomes famous of its “Three white wine”, that is wine made of sticky rice, wheat flour and water (these three ingredients have a character” white” in their Chinese name). The wine shop sells wine in different packages. What is more, there is a big jar of wine for tourists to have a taste.

All the spots I mentioned can be seen within one day. But if you have enough time, I recommend you to book China Hotels in advance in Wuzhen and spend a night time there. With the red lanterns turning on, it looks much more beautiful than in the day time. Hope you enjoy your China vacation in this beautiful water village—-Wuzhen.

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China Eyewitness Travel Guide IV: Wu Zhen

On October 27, 2010, in China Travel Gossip, Cool Places, Cultural Experience, Must-sees, Shanghai, by Jack Li

When you just come to China for a wonderful China Tours, you must go to the Southern China. It is very worthy for people to relax and enjoy. Book a China Flight to visit ZhejiangProvince, and spend your vocation in Wuzhen. Wuzhen is a historic scenic town, part of Tongxiang, in northern Zhejiang Province, China. It lies within the […]

When you just come to China for a wonderful China Tours, you must go to the Southern China. It is very worthy for people to relax and enjoy. Book a China Flight to visit ZhejiangProvince, and spend your vocation in Wuzhen.

Wuzhen is a historic scenic town, part of Tongxiang, in northern Zhejiang Province, China. It lies within the triangle formed by Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai. Wuzhen’s area is 46.5 square kilometers. Its total population is 60,000 of which 12,000 permanent residents.

Located in the center of the six ancient towns south of Yangtze River, 17 kilometers (10.56 miles) north of the city of Tongxiang, Wuzhen displays thousands of years of history in its ancient stone bridges floating on mild water, its stone pathways between the mottled walls and its delicate wood carvings. Also, setting it apart from other towns, it gives a unique experience through its profound cultural background.

Mao Dun, a renowned modern Chinese writer, was born in Wuzhen, and his masterpiece, ‘The Lin’s Shop’, describes vividly the life of Wuzhen. In 1991, Wuzhen was authorized as the Provincial Ancient Town of History and Culture, it was ranked first among the six ancient towns south of the Yangtze River.

Wuzhen is divided into six districts. These are: traditional workshops district, traditional local-styled dwelling houses district, traditional culture district, traditional food and beverage district, traditional shops and stores district, and water township customs and life district. Wandering along the east-west-east circuit created by these six districts, tourists can witness reenactment of traditional practices and cultures.

One of the most extraordinary sites in Wuzhen is the “Bridge in Bridge” created by two ancient bridges, one of which is Tongji Bridge crossing the river from east to west and the other is called Renji Bridge running from south to north and joining the former at one end. Either of two bridges can be seen through the arch of the other, hence the name. Having been rebuilt five times, Tongji Bridge is a 28.4-meter-long (93.1 ft) and 3.5-meters-wide (11.4 ft) one-curvature arch bridge, with a span of 11.8 meters (38.7 ft). Renji Bridge, which has also experienced historical repairs, has a length of 22.6 meters (74.1 ft), a width of 2.8 meters (9.2 ft) and a span of 8.5 meters (27.9 ft).

Visitors may enjoy the demonstration in the traditional workshops district of such famous traditional crafts as the printing and dyeing of blue printed fabrics, the primitive technique of cloth shoes and tobacco-planing, and operate the machines yourself to get an idea of how the original work was carried out over 200 years ago.

One may also walk amongst the picturesque moss-covered streets and walls, the houses decorated with exquisitely-carved wooden and stone doors and windows, and the leisurely and quiet life of the local people in the district of traditional local-styled dwelling houses. Sink into the atmosphere of traditional culture, have a cup of chrysanthemum tea and relax by bargaining on various kinds of handicrafts and local products.

It is really wonderful to visit Wu Zhen in Spring. Visit chinatraveldepot.com for more information for your China Tours.

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